My first taste of limoncillo (sounds like “lemon cello”) was over 20 years ago. I remember it like yesterday. My friend Shelley’s parents had recently… Read More »Homemade Limoncillo is easy peasy: Here’s how to make it
Pest identification and elimination We were robbed dammit! Our bonus morel crop was literally decimated. Where I had hoped we might have as much as… Read More »Morel Marauders: Pill bugs and pillage, slimy slugs, sneaky squirrels
“Spot the prawn…or is it a shrimp? What are the differences, and does it matter to what I’m cooking?” If you find a recipe in… Read More »Shrimp vs Prawns vs Crawfish vs Lobster: Which to use in this risotto?
An unanticipated easter treasure hunt On Friday while weeding the garlic beds, we discovered fresh morels! First, I saw one perfect black morel beside a… Read More »Morel mushrooms: Cultivation of upstanding morels
Greek coffee, Turkish coffee, either way, it’s delicious My Greek ancestors were in Ethiopia, the home of coffee, at least as far back as the… Read More »How to make Greek coffee: a recipe for a perfect day